Articles by: Gil Wildridge

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Don’t Look Down…Fiscal Cliff Ahead! (HUMOR)

WE’RE ALL ABOUT TO FLY WILDLY OFF THE EDGE OF A FISCAL CLIFF AND DIE, MAN!

by Gil Wildridge· · News, Political Humor
The Other Side of the Demographic Sword

The Other Side of the Demographic Sword

Let’s face it—when you win an election, everyone looks to you for what to do next, even people who didn’t vote for you.

by Gil Wildridge· · News
Progressives Must Capitalize On Victory

Progressives Must Capitalize On Victory

If there’s one lesson, any lesson, that progressives should take from this election, it’s that our ideas are winning.

Frothing Up The Nomination Process

Frothing Up The Nomination Process

To say I was amused by last night’s primary results would be an understatement. I was rolling in the calm laughter of an average guy who just caught on to the true meaning of poetic justice.

by Gil Wildridge· · Political Rants
Citizens United in 2012: The Phantom Menace

Citizens United in 2012: The Phantom Menace

We have to re-examine how we look at presidential primaries, especially in the post-Citizen’s United era. Especially this campaign. Because the only thing Mitt and Newt have in common is that they love their Super PACs—so much so that it’s a little uncomfortable.

by Gil Wildridge· · Information and Resources
Florida Primer: It’s Really About Those Two Other Guys

Florida Primer: It’s Really About Those Two Other Guys

The Florida primary inches closer, and tension mounts in a state so well-known for its political incompetence that one could say, without at all underestimating, that Florida is where Republican legends are born.

by Gil Wildridge· · Information and Resources
They’re Called Tracking Polls For a Reason

They’re Called Tracking Polls For a Reason

What is so inherently difficult about ordering polling data in a logical sequence and reporting on it as a trend? Even in the 21st century, where media even at its most informative is little better than a cartoon for grownups, I think society demands better.

The Fall of Citizen Cain

The Fall of Citizen Cain

Even as the South Carolina primary was mercifully coming to an end, several hundred conservatives were already gathering in a rally/religious revival at Lake Eola in Orlando, Florida. Cain was just one of a travelling band of anti-regulation minstrels attracted to the event that became known as ‘Conservatives United 2012.’

by Gil Wildridge· · News
South Carolina Reveals Problem in Romney’s Circuitry

South Carolina Reveals Problem in Romney’s Circuitry

It’s true, of course, that Mitt wasn’t ever supposed to really win South Carolina. Nor was he supposed to concentrate too many of his resources in a state that was really far too conservative for him to win. But that doesn’t mean he had to make it easy for everyone else.

The 2012 South Carolina Primary Drinking Game

The 2012 South Carolina Primary Drinking Game

The rules are pretty simple (for best results, Make sure you have s—-y rum on hand that tastes like nail polish and slides down the throat like wood stain)

For Power-Hungry Newt, Women Are The Only Public Property

For Power-Hungry Newt, Women Are The Only Public Property

The appropriately named Newt Gingrich is the political personification of slime. His sociopathic selfishness is the product of blind ambition driven by a reptilian lust for power and revenge.

Dark Lord Scott Names ‘Beer Lobbyist’ As New Secretary Of State

Dark Lord Scott Names ‘Beer Lobbyist’ As New Secretary Of State

According to FLA Politics, Florida Governor Rick Scott has just named the legendary Ken Detzner as his next secretary of state.

by Gil Wildridge· · News
BREAKING: Keystone Pipeline Delayed (Again)

BREAKING: Keystone Pipeline Delayed (Again)

The (tar)sands are running out for the Keystone XL pipeline.

by Gil Wildridge· · News
Why Romney Can’t Afford To Take The Mittens Off (But Will Anyways)

Why Romney Can’t Afford To Take The Mittens Off (But Will Anyways)

One of the watermarks of every campaign is going negative. It’s a huge step, it’s a step almost everyone has to take, and it’s one of literally thousands of things that could go wrong in a nationally coordinated election effort over fifty states.

by Gil Wildridge· · News
Know Yourself, Know Your Enemy: The Paulbots And You

Know Yourself, Know Your Enemy: The Paulbots And You

This is why we see no real harm in the legions of Paulbots that charge daily like a horde of angry libertarian lawn gnomes onto Facebook, Twitter, every blog ever conceived, and even Youtube. But they’re far from harmless, and debating them plays straight into their hands.